Yekwon Sunwoo wins First Prize at the Vendome Prize
Congratulations to Korean pianist Yekwon Sunwoo who won the Final of the Vendome Prize International Piano Competition which took place yesterday at the Eglise de Verbier! Second Prize is George Li (US) and Third Prize Jayson Gillham (UK). Yekwon Sunwoo will be reinvited to the Verbier Festival in 2015!
1 August, 4pm: Recital by Christopher Falzone
Up-and-coming award-winning pianist Christopher Falzone (*1985) gives a concert today, 1st August (4pm), at the Chalet Orny, performing works by Schumann and Liszt.
Kresimir Spicer stands in for Rolando Villazón
Rolando Villazón withdraws from Il Re Pastore (2 August, 7pm) for health reasons. He will be replaced by Croatian tenor Kresimir Spicer, one of the finest singers of baroque and Mozart repertoire, who was revealed at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in 2000. He has sung the role of Alessandro at the Salzburg Festival.
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02 August 2014 - 7:00 PM
Il re pastore, Mozart : VFCO directed by Gábor Takács-Nagy with Rolando Villazón, Pretty Yende...
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